As the garden starts to wake from its long winter sleep, there are a few essential jobs to get done this month

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Restoring the farm means bringing back the ancient art of pollarding – and planting a new generation of ash trees

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When the leaves are down, you can rely on the flame-coloured stems of dogwood to brighten a winter border

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Field of dreams

08.01.12


At the start of a new year, winter offers a much needed change of pace – and a chance to ponder the future

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This time last year we were into a heavy winter – be sure not to get caught out again. And get some seasonal jobs done

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Which Hazel?

18.12.11


After reaping a rich harvest of fruit and berries, Dan turns his attention to planting a nuttery for next season

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Cultivate fields into gardens and you come across a variety of nibbling predators – and vocal neighbours

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These short cold days make it very hard to get outside to work, but when you do, be sure to savour the season

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